Restoring an old castle in the middle of nowhere


The Exchange

Help us restore this magnificent "Hacienda" It's a 200+ year old farm that was in our family for decades... Unfortunately it has been abandoned for a couple of years now and we want to restore it the way it used to be. We offer travelers housing, food, campfire under the stars and the amazing experience of getting off-the-grid, in exchange of handyman work, repairs, painting and some gardening. Basically giving back the property its life back.


What you offer

28 hours of help per week

Arts: Help with painting, graffiti, sculpting or drawing.

Painting & Decorating: Help with painting or decorating the property facilities.

Handyman: Help with a wide range of repairs or building.

Gardening: Help grow plants and cultivate gardens


What you get

2 days off per week

Private Room: You will have a bed in a private room. In other words, a room just for you.

Shared Dorm: You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other travelers.

Team Dorm: You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other people.

Tent: You will sleep in a tent at a camping site.

Breakfast: You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.

Lunch: You are entitled to a free lunch, every day of your stay.

Dinner: You are entitled to a free dinner, every day of your stay.

Free Tours: We’ll take you on tours and rides around town. For free!

Free Hiking Tours: We’ll take you on excursions and hikes around town. For free!

Use our equipped kitchen: Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.

Certificate: Get a certificate of completion after you finish your experience.


Requirements

Intermediate Spanish or Beginner English

Between 18 and 70 years old

Accepts solo applications and also couples and pairs


What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa


Program Details

Basically we'll be doing handy man work, nothing too complicated. A lot of gardening also, the valley has a great weather and you can grow pretty much any type of fruit 🍉 🍌 🍓


Activities & Shift

Once here we'll set shifts and we will delegate assignments.


Rules

While we are very open-minded and we want to have a lot of fun doing this project, mutual respect is expected.